Enochs, Gary, SSgt

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Current Service Status
USMC Retired
Current/Last Rank
Staff Sergeant
Current/Last Primary MOS
5953-Air Traffic Control Radar Technician
Current/Last MOSGroup
Electronic Maintenance
Previously Held MOS
2531-Field Radio Operator
2532-Multichannel Equipment Operator
6000-Basic Aircraft Maintenance Marine
5958-Air Traffic Control Comms Repairman
8981-Military Affiliate Radio System Radio Operator
5954-Air Traffic Control Communications Technician
4066-Small Computer Systems Specialist (SCSS)
9956-Ground Safety Specialist (Officer/Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1994-1995, 9956, MCAS Camp Pendleton, CA, ComCabs West
Service Years
1976 - 1996
Official/Unofficial USMC Certificates
Cold War Certificate
Enlisted Collar Insignia
Staff Sergeant

Five Hash Marks


 Official Badges 

USMC Retired Pin USMC Retired Pin (30 Years) US Marines Corps Honorable Discharge

 Unofficial Badges 

Cold War Medal Blue Star

 Military Associations and Other Affiliations
Gold Team
  2007, Semper Fi #1 Memorial Honor Detail, Gold Team (Member) (Riverside, CA, California)

 Additional Information
What are you doing now:

Since retirement and after 1 year in the private sector, I have worked with the county in Flood Control, District Attorney and since July 1999 with the Sheriff's Department.

I am currently a member of Semper Fi #1, a Memorial Honor Detail #15 at Riverside National Cemetary. Our all volunteer unit performs up to 20 funerals per month to provide full military honors for deceased military personnel and their families. See www.againtheyserve.org for details

Other Comments:

My son is a Deputy Sheriff after 4 years USMC and my daughter is a credentialed high school teacher teaching for 6 years in Lake Elsinore before moving to Kansas and becoming a dispatcher for the county Sheriff there.


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 Ribbon Bar
Rifle Expert 3rd AwardPistol Expert

 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
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  1976, Boot Camp (San Diego, CA), E/2006
  1976, Boot Camp (San Diego, CA), L/3041
  1976, Boot Camp (San Diego, CA), F/2021
  1976, Boot Camp (San Diego, CA), F/2016
  1976, Boot Camp (San Diego, CA), K/3033
 Unit Assignments
3rd Recon Bn7th Communication BnMCB Camp Butler, OkinawaMilitary Affiliate Radio System (MARS)
NATTC, Memphis TNMCB Camp Lejeune, NCMATSG-90, NAS Memphis, TNMCAS Tustin, CA, ComCabs West
SOMS, MCAS  Kaneohe, HISNCO AcademyMCB Camp PendletonMCAS Iwakuni, Japan, ComCabs West
MCAS Camp Pendleton, CA, ComCabs WestMarForRes
  1976-1977, 2531, H&S Co, 3rd Recon Bn
  1977-1978, 2532, Long Lines Co, 7th Communication Bn
  1977-1978, 8981, MCB Camp Butler, Okinawa
  1977-1989, 8981, MARS 29 Palms Ca.
  1978-1978, 5958, NATTC, Memphis TN
  1978-1978, 8981, H&S Bn, MCB Camp Lejeune, NC
  1979-1979, 6000, MATSG-90, NAS Memphis, TN
  1979-1981, 5958, H&S Co, MCAS Tustin, CA
  1981-1984, 8981, SOMS, MCAS Kaneohe, HI
  1984-1984, 5954, SNCO Academy
  1985-1986, 8981, Communications Co, H&S Bn
  1986-1987, 5953, MATSG-90, NAS Memphis, TN
  1986-1987, NATTC, Memphis TN
  1988-1990, 5953, SOMS Iwakuni, MCAS Iwakuni, Japan
  1990-1996, 5953, H&S Co, MCAS Camp Pendleton, CA
  1992-1996, 4066, MCAS Camp Pendleton, CA, ComCabs West
  1994-1995, 9956, MCAS Camp Pendleton, CA, ComCabs West
  1996-2006, 5953, Fleet Marine Corps Reserve
 Formal Schools and Courses
  1976-1976, Field Radio Operator Course (United States)
  1978-1979, Aviation Electronics Technician Course (Millington, Tennessee)
  1986-1987, (Navy) AMS A School (United States)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1976-1976 Training Exercise - Team Spirit '76
  1976-1976 Training Exercise - Kangaroo II
  1977-1977 Training Exercise - Fortress Lightning '77
 Reflections on Service
Please describe who or what influenced your decision to join the Marine Corps.
Whether you were in the service for several years or as a career, please describe the direction or path you took. Where did you go to boot camp and what units, bases, ships or squadrons were you assigned to? What was your reason for leaving?
Of all your duty stations or assignments, which one do you have fondest memories of and why? Which was your least favorite?
From your entire military service, describe any memories you still reflect back on to this day.
Of all the medals, awards, formal presentations and qualification badges you received, or other memorabilia, which one is the most meaningful to you and why?
Which individual(s) from your time in the military stand out as having the most positive impact on you and why?
What profession did you follow after your military service and what are you doing now? If you are currently serving, what is your present occupational specialty?
What military associations are you a member of, if any? What specific benefits do you derive from your memberships?
In what ways has serving in the military influenced the way you have approached your life and your career? What do you miss most about your time in the service?
Based on your own experiences, what advice would you give to those who have recently joined the Marine Corps?
In what ways has TogetherWeServed.com helped you remember your military service and the friends you served with.
 Colleges Attended
Rio Hondo Community CollegeSaddleback Community CollegeEmbry-Riddle Aeronautical UniversityRoosevelt University
Park UniversityUniversity of PhoenixRiverside Community College
  1973-1975, Rio Hondo Community College
  1979-1981, Saddleback Community College
  1981-1984, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
  1981-1984, Roosevelt University
  1991-1996, Park University
  2001-2003, University of Phoenix
  2009-2009, Riverside Community College
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  May 11, 2001, Graduation 2001
  Apr 25, 2006, Stephen Graduates Academy
  Jan 11, 2008, Semper Fi #1
  Apr 20, 2008, Riverside Salute to Veterans Parade
  Nov 11, 2008, Veteran's Day 2008
  Dec 12, 2008, Semper Fi Annual Team Photo 2008
  May 11, 2017, Other Photos
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